Child airlifted from Central Park

A Sheriff's Deputy stands watch as a child is airlifted from Central Park in Saugus on Thursday. Dan Watson/The Signal
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A child in Saugus was transported via helicopter for medical treatment on Thursday afternoon.

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of a minor suffering from cardiac arrest at a residence on the 22100 block of Alamogordo Road just after 3 p.m., according to spokesman Austin Bennett.

A child is moved from an ambulance to a waiting helicopter to be airlifted from Central Park in Saugus on Thursday. Dan Watson/The Signal

The call was initially for reports of a cardiac arrest, but was later confirmed to be for a seizure, Supervisor Leslie Lua added. 

Once on the scene, paramedics administered CPR before requesting an air squad minutes after their arrival, Bennett added.

The child was then taken to nearby Central Park to be airlifted by Copter 14.

Sheriff’s Deputies block the intersection of Alamogordo Road and Bouquet Canyon Road as child is transported by ambulance to a waiting helicopter to be airlifted from Central Park in Saugus on Thursday. Dan Watson/The Signal

A child is carried to a waiting helicopter to be airlifted from Central Park in Saugus on Thursday. Dan Watson/The Signal

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